Samantha Ronson, with Questlove, left, performing in NYC last month. (Roger Kisby/Getty Images)
A restaurant industry group is challenging Jeremy Piven's claim of sushi-induced mercury poisoning as his reason for abruptly leaving Broadway's "Speed-the-Plow." The D.C.-based Center for Consumer Freedom maintained that he would have to eat 3.4 pounds of tuna -- or 108 pieces of tuna sushi roll -- a week for life before suffering ill effects of mercury.
Samantha Ronson, the DJ and Lindsay Lohan g-friend, was briefly hospitalized this weekend in L.A. because, she explained on her MySpace page, "I was just pretty exhausted from traveling and working too much ... and my Jewish mother was worried about me." Insurance covers that?